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There are 19 areas of growth opportunities to grow Australia’s food and agribusiness industry from its current $61 billion per year to more than $200 billion by 2030, a study by FIAL reports.

At a time when mental illness is at an all-time high, Doritos has changed its packaging across its entire range to feature a “Be Bold. Reach Out” message.

Victoria’s Business Competitiveness Program has awarded six food and beverage companies grants in its latest round of funding. More than $10 million was awarded to 28 SMEs.

Mars CEO Grant Reid has resigned after eight years in the role and 34 years with the company. Global president of Mars Petcare, Paul Weihrauch, will be the new CEO from September.

Kellogg will separate its US, Canadian and Caribbean business into three independent companies. The three international divisions, including Asia-Pacific, will remain “almost entirely intact”.

General Mills’ Collaborative Supply Program will run for another year, supplying 10,000 Latina pasta packs to Foodbank Australia every month, donating production time and labour to make the products.

One year on from the JBS cyber attack, the food and beverage sector still faces big cyber security challenges. Lani Refiti from cybersecurity firm Claroty looks at why the industry remains such a target.

West Australian state director of the Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia, Brian Lynn, reflects on supply chain issues triggered by Covid and exacerbated by various climate events.

With nearly all of the discussion about supply chain disruption focusing on the financial implications, yoghurt company Chobani decided to take a different approach.

A wine bottle made entirely from Australian-sourced 100 per cent recycled PET plastic is helping to reshape the carbon footprint of wine by targeting the industry’s environmental hotspot, the glass bottle.

Good & Fugly will launch an equity crowdfunding campaign to help amplify its mission to tackle Australia’s food waste epidemic. The fundraising campaign will be launched through Birchal on 11 July, with EOI’s now open.

Sealord, one of the largest seafood companies in the southern hemisphere, has selected cloud tech specialist Infor to supply an initial seven-year, multi-tenant SaaS agreement.

Bubs Australia has formed an agreement with Walmart to purchase a shipment of formula products as part of Operation Fly Formula, and has upgraded market guidance for the 2022 financial year.

In partnership with Yume, SecondBite will be provided access to more food donations, helping to get food to people who need it, faster.

Australian soup brand La Zuppa has unveiled a fresh new look, restructured range and innovative packaging for the upcoming soup season, with a vibrant pack design and all-natural and inclusive range.

HMPS Group has designed and developed a sleever and cartoner in one footprint for Australian cheesemaker Real Dairy. The system includes software for real-time monitoring.